Jonathan is Nigeria’s poorest ex-president – envoy

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Career Diplomat and retired Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Godknows Boladei Igali, has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan, has remained one of the poorest former Nigerian leaders, even in Africa, in recent years. Nigeria ex-President Jonathan . Ambassador Igali also said that the immediate past Nigerian President was currently struggling […]

Stop the bloodletting now, IBB warns

— 14th January 2018 John Adams, Minna Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has called for an end to the violence and bloodshed that has roiled the country in recent weeks, saying that too many innocent souls have been lost through too many avoidable crises. “We have witnessed so much bloodshed through communal clashes and conflicts […]

Buhari: Why Nigerians are angry

— 14th January 2018 Olakunle Olafioye The call on President Muhammadu Buhari by some Nigerians not to seek reelection in 2019 has been described as a major indication of the increasing anger by Nigerians against the president who was believed to have won the 2015 presidential election on the strength of the goodwill he enjoyed from […]

Buhari does not want to be called a statesman

Sonala Olumhense Days after General Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015, I participated in a meeting in a United Nations office. Everyone was on time, but the meeting began late.  Nigeria was in the air.  The two Nigerians, one of whom was to chair the meeting, were treated rather like rock stars.  Nigeria […]

Bike Accident: Presidency denies flying Buhari’s son, Yusuf, to Germany

  The Presidency has dismissed as ‘fake news’ an online story that the President’s son, Yusuf Buhari was flown out of the country early Thursday morning following his severe head injury in a bike accident. An online media outfit, TheCable, on Thursday reported that Buhari had been flown to Germany over thehead injury he sustained […]

Buhari’s son stable in hospital following bike accident – Presidency

Yusuf Buhari   Yusuf Buhari, the son of president Muhammadu Buhari had a bike accident last night around Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This was made known to newsmen in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr.  Garba Shehu. Yusuf Buhari He broke a limb […]

Unseating Buhari, APC won’t be easy –Ayodele, popular Lagos prophet

— 24th December 2017 By Olakunle Olafioye Except the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, seeks divine guidance and heed divine warnings as regards its choice of candidate for the 2019 Presidential election, the party’s hope of wresting power from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, may end in fiasco. A leading Nigerian seer, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, […]

Watch your utterances, Presidency tells religious leaders

The Presidency has warned religious leaders and organisations in the country to refrain from divisive statements. It said the responsibility of maintaining peace and peaceful coexistence was not only the duty of the government, but also of religious organisations whose words carry weight. According to a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Saturday, the […]

At 55, Saraki’s a distinguished Nigerian – Buhari

— 20th December 2017 President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki as he celebrated his 55th birthday. In a birthday message, President Buhari described Saraki as a distinguished Nigerian who had made his mark in the political scene of Nigeria. President Buhari wrote on his twitter handle @MBuhari: […]

Buhari’s Visit to Southeast – by Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Dr. Jideofor Adibe  | Nasarawa, Nigeria | Dec. 20, 2017 – Buhari’s two- day visit to the South-east is a proof – if one is still needed- that the race for 2019 has begun in all earnest and that he will – unless God decides otherwise – be a candidate in the election. The late […]




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